From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
Behalf Of Herald948@aol.com
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: Brake Fluids
I readily admit two things:
1. I've heard pretty much all the arguments about each type of fluid
2. Despite the paint-removal risks, I've always stayed with good old
Two points I've not seen much in these recent discussions but have seen
1. Some (most? all?) silicone brake fluids can have an adverse effect on
hydraulic brake light switches.
No switch in the race car. No brake lights!
2. Since silicone fluid absorbs virtually no water, any moisture that
accumulates can "puddle" in spots and ultimately do as much or more harm
than if it had mixed in with the (glycol) fluid.
Water? In Arizona? Surely you jest! :)
And one final question for those who use silicone fluid: How often do
Never so far. But then I do enough work on the car that seldom does the
fluid (fluif) stay in it long enough to worry!